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24 April 2015
New research published today suggests how the online medical register, which lists all qualified doctors eligible to work in the UK, could be improved to make it more useful and accessible
10 April 2015
Advance notice that some key systems will be unavailable.
02 April 2015
Responding to calls from the BMJ for doctors to be allowed to prescribe Avastin for the treatment of wet age related macular degeneration (AMD) Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the General Medical Council, said:
01 April 2015
Today we’re introducing a limit on the time a doctor can hold provisional registration.
26 March 2015
An independent review commissioned by the GMC has recommended that organisations referring concerns about a doctor’s fitness to practise to the GMC should declare whether the doctor has raised concerns about patient safety.
25 March 2015
Parliament has approved changes to the Medical Act which will give the General Medical Council (GMC) a right of appeal against fitness to practise tribunal decisions it considers are too lenient and do not protect the public.
20 March 2015
Doctors in training will begin taking part in the world’s largest survey of postgraduate medical education later this week (March 24).
16 March 2015
Professor Terence Stephenson will be giving his first speech as Chair of the General Medical Council to delegates at the GMC conference today.
13 March 2015
Decisions made about doctors during a General Medical Council investigation are fair and consistent according to independent research published today.
13 March 2015
GMC responds to motions carried forward at the LMC Conference 2015.